Tag Archives: Cartography

Israel’s “National Heritage Sites” Project in the West Bank

“Emek Shaveh”, an organization of archaeologists and community activists focusing on the role of archaeology in Israeli society and in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, published a document which focuses on the archaeological sites in the National Heritage project that are located in the West Bank. It does not include sites within the Green Line or in … Continue reading Israel’s “National Heritage Sites” Project in the West Bank

Jerusalem Underground – The excavation of tunnels, channels, and underground spaces in the Historic Basin

Emek Shaveh have recently posted a report and map on their web site describing the significant archeological excavations carried out in the tunnels and other underground spaces in the old city and its surrounding. The report includes a historical and current overview of the excavations, their influence on the conflict and on the residents of … Continue reading Jerusalem Underground – The excavation of tunnels, channels, and underground spaces in the Historic Basin

Forbidden Fruit: The Israeli Wine Industry and the Occupation

A new report by Who Profits maps the involvement of the Israeli wine industry in the occupation of the West Bank and the Syrian Golan Heights and traces some of the ways in which it masks this involvement. For this purpose, this report surveys the Israeli wine industry, maps the vineyards and wineries in the … Continue reading Forbidden Fruit: The Israeli Wine Industry and the Occupation

By Hook and by Crook: Israeli Settlement Policy in the West Bank

B’tselem, The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories, published a new report: By Hook and by Crook: Israeli Settlement Policy in the West Bank.The report analyzes the means employed by Israel to gain control of land for building the settlements. This is the first report of B’tselem that contains maps and … Continue reading By Hook and by Crook: Israeli Settlement Policy in the West Bank